Tag Archives: Community

What are the most important issues for students and parents when it comes to satisfaction with Higher Eduction?

What are the most important issues for students and parents when it comes to satisfaction with Higher Eduction (HE)? This infographic (based on US data) highlights important factors, as well as providing some guidelines for improving the overall college experience. I … Continue reading

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Building the Network for Learning: Commentary by Niki Davis

You may, or may not, be familiar with the Network for Learning (N4L) that is being developed in New Zealand. The potential of such a network is huge, but it requires a collaborative effort to actually make it work. It’s … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship YouTube style

Nick Billowes shared this resource (originally shared by Gerard MacManus, St Bedes College), writing “I expect that you have all seen this in other forums – interesting regarding the ‘digital citizenship’ thrust”. Having had a quick browse through, while there … Continue reading

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What can you learn from sore muscles, rain, big hills – and lashings of community support

I was blown away by a post (included in full below) by Marg McPherson, that recounted the efforts of 3 young men who cycled from Timaru to Invercargill in NZ, and whose support crew were 2 dedicated friends. Their efforts … Continue reading

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Mixed mode learning environment for midwifery students (Adam McMillan et al at Sharefest)

Image via Wikipedia A presentation that looked at the midwifery course at Wintec. The midwifery programme is 3years, 45 weeks /year, 4,8000 total hourse, 2,400 practice hours. The students range from 18 to 58, and have a wide range of … Continue reading

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